FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Manual Feed

The Manual Feed message appears when there is no paper in the manual feed slot though the manual feed slot is chosen as the default paper source in the printer driver.

Check the solution applicable for your case.

CASE A: If you want to print from the manual feed slot:
Click here to see how to load paper and print from the manual feed slot.

CASE B: If you want to print from the paper tray:

  1. Press Cancel(Cancel) on the control panel of your Brother machine to cancel the print job.

  2. Make sure the paper is not set to the manual feed slot.

  3. Check the Paper Source setting in the printer driver.

    NOTE: Illustrations shown below are from a representative product and operating system, and may differ from your Brother machine and operating system.


    1. Open Printing Preferences... (Preferences...). (Click here to see how to open Printing Preferences.)

    2. Choose Auto Select for the Paper Source.

      Auto select


    1. Open Print dialog. (Click here to see how to open Print dialog.)

    2. Choose Print Settings from the print options pop-up menu.

    3. Choose Auto Select for the Paper Source.

      Paper source setting

  4. Try to print again.

If your question was not answered, have you checked other FAQs?

Have you checked the manuals?

If you need further assistance, please contact Brother customer service:

Related Models

HL-3180CDW, MFC-9130CW, MFC-9330CDW, MFC-9340CDW

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